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what exactly is dynamic scope?

From perlsub:

A "local" modifies its listed variables to be "local" to the enclosing + block, "eval", or "do FILE"--and to any subroutine called from within that block. A "loc +al" just gives temporary values to global (meaning package) variables. It does not cr +eate a local variable. This is known as dynamic scoping.

I think this explains the visibility of the labels too.

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 David Serrano
 (Please treat my english text just like Perl code, i.e. feel free to notify me of any syntax, grammar, style and/or spelling error. Thank you!).


In reply to Re: cross scope gotos? by Hue-Bond
in thread cross scope gotos? by LanX

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